High School Sports

  • PVHS wins EMAC golf team title

    WESTMINSTER -- Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference girls golf title this season. The ThunderHawks edged out Rangeview High School by six strokes over the course of two conference major tournaments this spring.

    Brighton's Reagan Ritchey couldn't hold off the charge of Rangeview's Julia Kim in the second Eastern Metro Athletic Conference golf major at Hyland Hills Golf Course April 22. Kim fired a 1-under 73 to claim the individual league title. Ritchey finished two shots behind.

  • Tuttle signs with Central Christian College

    BRIGHTON -- Prairie View's Makalyn Tuttle signed a letter of intent to play college volleyball at Central Christian College in McPherson, Kan.

    She signed her letter April 22. 

    Tuttle averaged a kill per set for the ThunderHawks this season and had a kill percentage of .423. She averaged about 2.5 bloocks per game for Prairie View, which posted a record of 13-8.

  • BHS lands three runner-up finishes at Dakota Ridge Invitational

    LAKEWOOD - Kiana Gomez of Brighton turned in a second-place effort in the girls 100-meter hurdles at the Dakota Ridge Invitational Track meet at Jefferson County Stadium April 19. Her time was 15.14 seconds.

  • Whelan snares fourth place in 300-meter hurdles at Maxine Ehrman track meet

                   THORNTON – Tavish Whelan turned in the top individual boys finish for Prairie View at the Maxine Ehrman Invitational track meet at Five Star Stadium April 19.

                    He finished fourth in the 300-meter hurdles, where his time was 41.78 seconds.

  • Garcia tabs Benedectine College for next softball stop

    BRIGHTON -- The list of softball accomplishments for Brighton's Carleigh Garcia is something to see.

    She was a first-team, all-state selection in voting from the Colorado High School Activities Association, Maxpreps and Colorado Preps. She was fourth in class 5A in slugging percentage and fifth in RBIs. She won three letters while playing for the Bulldogs.

  • Morales goes from a Bulldog to a Swede in a stroke of the pen

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton's Nathan Morales was a happy young man April 16 for three reasons.

    He signed a letter of intent to play football at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., he was happy he made a choice of school and he was happy to step down from the dais once he signed all the documents.


    "A couple of schools came after me. But Bethany came out and got me," Morales said. "They told me everything right away. The others didn't do that. They said what I wanted to hear."

  • BHS, Colorado Rockies team up for fundraiser

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton High School's baseball team and the Colorado Rockies joined forces for the Bulldogs' spring fundraiser.

    Tickets are $30. For each purchased ticket to games May 18, June 22, July 12 and Aug. 17 (Todd Helton's retirement ceremony), you can choose a ticket for one of four, free games (April 23, June 4, July 7 and Sept. 15). Proceeds also help the Bulldogs play Centaurus at Coors Field at 10 a.m., April 26.

    All seats are on the lower level in outfield box sections. Email rgarza@sd27j.org with questions.

  • Brighton athletic schedule April 24

    Here's today's prep sports schedule:

    Girls soccer: Brighton @ Aurora Central, 4:30 p.m.; Rangeview @ Prairie View, 7 p.m.

  • BHS scoreboard

    Boys swimming

    Brighton's Jadon Kniss turned in a season-best 144 points in diving during a dual meet against Adams City April 22. Nolan Egan (29/96) and Tyler Tracy (30.14) turned in their top times in the 50-meter freestyle against the Eagles. Chandler Johnson won the 100- freestyle (54.34) and the 100- breast stroke (1:08.97).

    Brighton won all of the races against Adams City, but a final score was not immediately available.

    Track and field

  • Prairie View scoreboard

    Girls soccer

    Prairie View shaded Pomona 4-2 April 22 in Arvada.

    Harley Zancanelli scored twice for the T-Hawks. Alycia Quintana-McCarthy and Danielle Glasmann added the other scores. Alexa Vongpjackdy and Sydney Pollock scored for the Panthers.

    Haley Pachelo was in goal for the first 60 minutes of play for PVHS and registered seven saves. Jessica Dunn finished up and had three saves.

    Girls tennis

    Hinkley nipped Prairie View 4-3 in Eastern Metro Athletic Conference tennis April 22.